Monthly Archive for: ‘3 weeks ago’

Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

The time has come to directly address the issue of appreciative leadership. Specifically, the time has come to focus on an important proposition: if a leader is appreciative in her own engagement with other members of the organization, then the task of implementing appreciative strategies is much less formidable.

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The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

I offer Luft’s original statement about each principle. These principles have informed the New Johari Window. However, each of these principles has been expanded or revised as a result of the new analysis.

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Building the Bridge: Inter-Generational Generativity

Building the Bridge: Inter-Generational Generativity

We all know the benefits of a close and loving relationship between grandparents and their young grandchildren. What we often overlook, however; is the incredible richness and significance of these multi-generational relationships among adult grandchildren.We believe that these benefits accrue not just to grandparents, but also to the older men and women who choose to spend high quality time with young people.

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In Praise of Empathy

In Praise of Empathy

The communication of empathy with another provides a supportive context, even a healing aspect for both client and practitioner whether coach, consultant, or therapist. Two-way empathy supports a client’s self-validation and can encourage further self-exploration. As change agents, we are a thought partner who allows a client to move to deeper levels of self-exploration with our empathetic communication.

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